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January 05, 2015

Missouri Department of Revenue to host Joplin forum on tax assistance options

JOPLIN, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Revenue will host a free forum to provide Missourians with disabilities, the elderly and low-income citizens with information on free tax assistance that may be available to them. The forum, which will be attended by a representative with the Joplin Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, will be held from 10 to 10:45 a.m. and from 11 to 11:45 a.m., Monday, Jan. 12 in the Joplin Public Library at 300 S. Main St. in Joplin. The forum is designed to provide information only.

"With the 2015 tax season about to begin, this forum will be an opportunity for Missourians who meet the qualifications of being disabled, elderly or low-income to obtain information about the resources readily available to them," said Department of Revenue Director Nia Ray. "We hope citizens in the Joplin area who meet these qualifications will be able to take advantage of this opportunity to become fully informed about their tax options."

For more information about personal income tax, visit the Missouri Department of Revenue's website at http://dor.mo.gov/personal/ 

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